|James Duncan||Feb 4, 1752||Feb 17, 1834||East side, Section I, Lot 3, Person 1|
|Inscription and Notes:|
Birth and death dates per pension records,
Latitude: 33.0747171026, Longitude: -83.228719162
See location on a Google map in a new window
(NOTE:The map opens in a new window. The grave will be at the location indicated by a red marker.)
Military Service: American Revolution
Virginia, Lieut. Minute Bn of GA
East side, Section I, Lot 3, #1
James Duncan enrolled as soldier at "Pittsburg on the Ohio" in 1776 and other times. He served as a private in the Virginia Continental Line. He also served as a Lieutenant in a battalion of Minutemen and the Georgia Militia from Wilkes county under Colonel Elijah Clarke. He fled to North Carolina during the British occupation of Georgia. . He applied for a pension on Nov. 19, 1827, as a resident of Baldwin County, Georgia. He received bounty land in Washington County and later a pension for his services.
In 1851, his living sons were John and James Duncan and living daughters were Jane Harris of Baldwin County and Edy Neely of Jasper County, MS.
When he died in 1834, Milledgeville's Federal Union noted the loss of another patriot of the Revolution, writing
"ANOTHER REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER GONE
. Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Vol. 1, abstracted by Virgil D. White, 1990, p. 1038.
. Revolutionary War Pension.
. Georgia Revolutionary War Soldiers Graves, compiled by H. Ross Arnold and H. Clifton Burnham, 1993, Georgia Society of SAR.
 . Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files.